Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Milan 

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Consumer Prices in Milan are 2.58% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Rent Prices in Milan are 17.59% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 8.43% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Milan are 3.73% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 39.75% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 15.00 €      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 70.00 €      -12.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 5.00 €      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 € 1.60 €      -59.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 € 2.55 €      -7.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 € 1.30 €      -27.85 %
Markets
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 € 4.74 €      +30.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.96 € 1.69 €      -13.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.15 €      +11.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.37 € 3.02 €      +27.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.96 € 6.33 €      +114.19 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.72 € 4.40 €      -6.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 7.86 €      +17.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.90 €      -13.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.91 €      +26.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 1.08 €      +13.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.21 € 1.17 €      -3.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.71 €      +55.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.66 €      +9.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 € 1.10 €      -31.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.47 € 0.44 €      -70.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 6.00 €      -50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.78 € 1.61 €      -42.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 € 2.29 €      -26.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 5.70 €      -28.75 %
Transportation
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.00 €      -28.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 39.00 €      -34.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 € 5.00 €      -23.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 2.41 €      +50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.02 € 30.00 €      -34.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 € 5.96 €      +3.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 € 24,000.00 €      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,239.30 € 24,231.25 €      -3.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 90.96 € 160.61 €      +76.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.20 €      +183.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.55 € 28.61 €      +32.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 € 58.91 €      +49.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.20 € 27.36 €      +4.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 338.64 € 640.91 €      +89.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,542.86 € 12,843.75 €      +96.30 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.21 € 83.69 €      -0.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.73 € 35.30 €      -1.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.88 € 89.13 €      +3.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.87 € 130.76 €      +7.29 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 977.58 € 1,080.29 €      +10.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 771.02 € 728.22 €      -5.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,889.74 € 2,531.72 €      +33.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,339.47 € 1,512.95 €      +12.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 755.44 € 777.17 €      +2.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 425.62 € 335.94 €      -21.07 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki[ Edit ] Milan[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,576.76 € 1,663.34 €      -35.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.21 1.85      +53.34 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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